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  • How to pay your BAS

    The quickest and easiest way to pay your business activity statement (BAS) is with BPAY, a credit card or debit card.

    You can also pay using a payment reference number (PRN) if you lodge online.

    You must pay on time to avoid paying interest.

    Early payments to offset future BAS

    To offset your future BAS liability, you can voluntarily make early payments. You will need your PRN, and you can use any of the available payment methods.

    Payment reference number (PRN)

    A payment reference number (PRN) is your unique identifier that ensures your payment is credited to the correct account. A PRN can also be called an EFT code.

    There are different types of PRNs depending on the type of tax you pay. For example, they will be different for your income tax and activity statement.

    Find your PRN

    For businesses that lodge and pay through Online services for business:

    • log in to Online services for business
    • select Accounts and payments
    • select Accounts summary
    • find the relevant PRN and finalise your payment.

    For sole traders who lodge and pay through myGov:

    • log in to ATO Online services through myGov
    • select Tax
    • select Accounts
    • select Summary
    • find the relevant PRN and finalise your payment.

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    Last modified: 08 Apr 2021QC 33693